"The Night Hides With A Knife" by EFS PhD graduate Nduka Otiono

16 April 2021

The Night Hides With A Knife book coverThe Night Hides with a Knife, first book by Nduka Otiono, Associate Professor and Graduate Program Coordinator at the Institute of African Studies, Carleton University, and EFS PhD graduate (2011), has just been released again in an anniversary edition. A report in The Lagos Review notes that the book, "[r]e-issued April 2021, 25 years after it was first published ... shot to the top of Amazon’s Hot New Releases in African Literature on April 8, 2021." The story is linked here. Copies can be purchased online here. Nduka's recent books include Oral Literary Performance in Africa: Beyond Text, co-edited by Chiji Akọma, Polyvocal Bob Dylan: Music, Performance, Literature, co-edited by Josh Toth, and Wreaths for a Wayfarer: An Anthology of Poems in Honour of Pius Adesanmi, co-edited by EFS PhD candidate Uchechukwu Umezurike. Uche and Nduka are featured writers in the Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English (ACCUTE)’s Pandemic Webinar Series, "Wreaths for a Wayfarer: Poetry and Impermanence," on Thursday, April 29th at 11 a.m. in Edmonton. Register for this event here.